Climate science: How much fossil fuel can we exploit?

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7 January 2015

Carbon Tracker’s comment on UCL study  7th January 2015 – Today the internationally renowned scientific journal Nature published a new research today by University College London (UCL) that finds global fossil fuel reserves are approximately three times higher than the amount that can be safely burned by 2050 to keep global warming exceeding 2 degrees Celsius. Over the past […]

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Investment Falters as Fossil Fuels Face ‘Perfect Storm’

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30 December 2014

Interview to Anthony Hobley, CEO of the Carbon Tracker Initiative: By Kieran Cooke, Climate News Network 28 December 2014   LONDON—The world’s investors—both big and small—think primarily in terms of making good returns on their money. And, over the years, investing in the fossil fuel industry has been considered a safe bet. Yet maybe, just […]

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UK climate policy: Setting our economy on the right path?

Event / Past Event
January 14 2015 / 5:00 pm
CMS Cameron McKenna, Mitre House, 160 Aldersgate St, London EC1A 4DD (map)

2015 marks a critical juncture in climate policy.
In recognition of this pivotal year, Carbon Tracker has been invited to a panel discussion hosted by the Aldersgate Group to examine the current UK policy framework in relation to the national carbon budgets.

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Carbon Tracker’s 12 days of Christmas / 2014 newsletter

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19 December 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, we momentarily step back from the mince pies to take stock of what has been another monumental year for Carbon Tracker with our research evolving from high-level risk statements to deep-dive analytics on oil and coal projects globally (with gas to follow in 2015), unprecedented progress being made within […]

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Press Statement on Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund announcement

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3 December 2014

PRESS STATEMENT Today, Norway’s $870bn wealth fund announced the findings of a government commission review of its coal, oil and gas investments. The press release can be found here, but the headline conclusion of this enquiry was that the fund should strengthen its active ownership to identify those worst climate offenders on a case by […]

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Bank of England’s momentous move on climate change


2 December 2014

The Bank of England has set a new standard for all central banks and financial regulators on climate risks by agreeing to examine, for the first time, the vulnerability that fossil fuel assets could pose to the stability of the financial system in a carbon constrained world. Carbon Tracker welcomes the Bank of England’s announcement as one vital step towards the levels of risk monitoring of fossil fuel assets required to manage the oncoming energy transition in an orderly manner.

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LAC Climate Finance Day at COP20

Event / Past Event
December 6 2014 / From 9:00am to 6:00pm
Swissotel - Lima, Peru

The LAC Climate Finance Day is a one-day public event that will bring together researchers, policymakers, business leaders, civil society members, and representatives from financial institutions to facilitate dialogue and build capacity on climate finance issues affecting the region as well as the international capital markets.

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Keystone Project fails carbon pollution test



Carbon Tracker’s comment on FT editorial article:  Barack Obama should unblock the Keystone pipeline Nov 28th, 2014 Sir, As your editorial notes (“Barack Obama should unblock the Keystone pipeline”, November 25) if built, Keystone XL will improve the economics of oil sands projects compared to transport alternatives. In doing so, our analysis has shown it […]

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Climate-Related Investment Options – Workshop and Networking Reception

Event / Past Event
December 8 2014 / From 1pm to 5pm
MSCI New York, 250 Greenwich Street 7, World Trade Center, New York NY 10007

The 2° Investing Initiative, Carbon Tracker and MSCI ESG Research cordially invite you to a seminar on climate-related investments products at the MSCI Global Headquarters in New York City on December 8th, 2014.

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